Journalism and Media Academy Magnet School



Journalism and Media Academy Magnet School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Journalism and Media Academy Magnet School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 70
10 59
11 67
12 11

Journalism and Media Academy Magnet School is a public high school of the Hartford School District located in Hartford, CT. It has 207 students in grades 9th through 12th. Journalism and Media Academy Magnet School is the 202nd largest public high school in Connecticut and the 17,047th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 11.8 to 1.

Total Students: 207
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 11.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 17.5

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Journalism and Media Academy Magnet School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 133
(64%)
4,172
(50%)
 Male 74
(36%)
4,256
(50%)

Journalism and Media Academy Magnet School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 119
(57%)
3,034
(36%)
 Hispanic 62
(30%)
3,669
(44%)
 White 19
(9%)
1,248
(15%)
 Asian 5
(2%)
214
(3%)
 Two or More 2
(1%)
240
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
11
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
12
(0%)

Journalism and Media Academy Magnet School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

Outer ring represents school district
  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 135
(65%)
6,008
(71%)
 Not Eligible 66
(32%)
2,070
(25%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 6
(3%)
350
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Journalism and Media Academy Magnet School is ranked 130th out of 321 ranked schools in Connecticut, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Journalism and Media Academy Magnet School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (68.1%) is significantly higher than the state average of 35.5%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Journalism and Media Academy Magnet School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2009 166
2010 232
2011 317
2012 195
2013 201
2014 190
2015 207

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2009 16.6
2010 14.8
2011 15.3
2012 10.4
2013 10
2014 8.6
2015 11.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2009 0.98192771084337
2010 0.98706896551724
2011 0.99053627760252
2012 0.98461538461538
2013 0.80597014925373
2014 0.74210526315789
2015 0.68115942028986

Compare Journalism and Media Academy Magnet School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,124.5% 11.2:1
 
1,180.0% 11.8:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 35.5%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 68.1%
 

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Data on U.S. Public High Schools & Private High Schools

Data provided by the National Center for Education Statistics. The data displayed is compiled from the most recent sources available. For public schools this is the 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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